Tag Archive for: "climate change"
China’s coal conundrum

In the lead-up to the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party last month, hundreds of Chinese coal mines were ordered to shut down to ensure the celebrations weren’t marred by any fatal accidents. There …

America needs a new great-power strategy

During the four decades of the Cold War, the United States had a grand strategy focused on containing the power of the Soviet Union. Yet by the 1990s, following the Soviet Union’s collapse, America had …

The threat spectrum

Planet A   Wars, political upheavals, locust plagues and cyclical droughts in Africa have often left starvation in their wake. But without that sort of instability, Madagascar is experiencing a catastrophic famine and concern has been …

Globalisation strikes back

The northern summer of 2021 has come to be largely defined by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and accelerating climate change. Both are manifestations of globalisation and the reality of a world increasingly defined by the …